15 IS affiliates trying to sneak into India from Sri Lanka, Navy, Coast Guard and marine cops placed on high alert after the warning from Intel

15 IS affiliates trying to sneak into India from Sri Lanka, Navy, Coast Guard and marine cops placed on high alert after the warning from Intel

Thiruvananthapuram: The Intelligence agencies warned that nearly 15 IS terrorists have set off towards Lakshadweep in a boat. Following this warning, the security agencies have been placed on high alert and patrolling in the coastal areas of Lakshadweep and Kerala has been intensified. Indian Navy, Coast Guard and Marine cop boats and surveillance aircraft too […]

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Increase in movements of the defence forces; reports of INS Kalvari deployment

Increase in movements of the defence forces; reports of INS Kalvari deployment

New Delhi: There are reports of deployment of advanced Scorpene class submarine, INS Kalvari of the Indian navy. This deployment is vital from the country’s security point of view. It has not been revealed whether this decision is connected with the rising tension with Pakistan. But while addressing the joint press conference of the defence […]

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Indian Navy to open a naval base near the Andaman and Nicobar Islands to counter Chinese activities in Indian Ocean

Indian Navy to open a naval base near the Andaman and Nicobar Islands to counter Chinese activities in Indian Ocean

New Delhi: India has been openly expressing concern over the growing naval movements of China in the Indian Ocean region. Against this background, the Indian Navy announced opening a third air base near the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. As per analysts, this base would prove to be significant for monitoring the activities of the Chinese […]

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Info Fusion Centre IFC-IOR to bolster marine security: Navy Chief Sunil Lanba

Info Fusion Centre IFC-IOR to bolster marine security: Navy Chief Sunil Lanba

Kochi: ‘The Info Fusion Centre (IFC-IOR) necessary for action against piracy and terrorism in the Indian Ocean Region would soon be activated. It would strengthen the security in the region,’ the Indian Naval Chief Sunil Lanba expressed with confidence. The IFC which would be operational with India’s lead would see participation from 18 countries. Keeping […]

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Japan to deploy helicopter carrier in South China Sea and Indian Ocean

Japan to deploy helicopter carrier in South China Sea and Indian Ocean

Tokyo: Japan will soon be deploying its helicopter carrier from its naval fleet in the South China Sea and the Indian Ocean. Japanese helicopter carrier will remain stationed in this maritime region at least for two months. While Chinese military presence in the South China Sea and the Indian Ocean is increasing, Japan’s deployment of […]

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India to increase use of Artificial Intelligence to equip armed forces, informs senior defence official

India to increase use of Artificial Intelligence to equip armed forces, informs senior defence official

New Delhi: In view of future challenges, the decision to increase the use of ‘Artificial Intelligence’ (AI) in all the three defence forces has been taken. A senior official in the defence department revealed information that the defence forces will be equipped with unmanned tanks, aircrafts, navalships and robotic arms systems based on AI. All […]

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Indian Air Force to deploy fighter jets in Andaman & Nicobar for the first time since Second World War

Indian Air Force to deploy fighter jets in Andaman & Nicobar for the first time since Second World War

New Delhi: For the first time since the Second World War, fighter jets will be deployed at the airbases on the Andaman-Nicobar Islands. This decision appears to be due to the changing world scenario and the increasing Chinese activities in the Indian Ocean. This will augment the Indian defence preparedness in the western sector of […]

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Indian Navy Chief Lanba’s visit to Iran

Indian Navy Chief Lanba’s visit to Iran

New Delhi: Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba started his visit to Iran on Sunday. A 3-day ‘Indian Ocean Naval Symposium’ (IONS) and ‘Conclave of Chiefs’ will begin on Monday in the Iranian capital Tehran. Admiral Lanba is in Iran along with the delegation for the conference. ‘IONS’ was established in 2008 with the initiative […]

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